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As the arts develop, so do the people Feb 22

Creative Journeys is an open and inclusive project for people who share an interest in art. Produced by social inclusion organisation Certitude and working with Artist Andy Kee the group have opened up journeys through gallery spaces in London over the last two years. Disability Arts Online talked to Andy about his ideas and aspirations […]

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Conversations change lives Feb 01

“It’s time to talk because if you say something, you realise how many people around you haven’t, and needed to…” One in four people will experience a mental health problem every year. Right now a friend, colleague or loved one could be going through their own challenges. Talking about mental health doesn’t need to be […]

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Aisling Duffy selected for The Guardian Public Leaders editorial advisory board 2017 Jan 16

Certitude is delighted by the announcement that Aisling Duffy, Chief Executive, has been appointed to the Guardian’s Public Leaders Network 2017 editorial advisory board. Each year, nominations are made from across The Guardian Public Leaders network with individuals selected from all areas of public service, including central and local government, housing, the voluntary sector and health […]

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Treat yourself to a good walk! Jan 10

Treat Me Right! Co-ordinator Helen Cairns is looking forward to shaking off the January blues on a good walk with some interesting people. January always seems a bit of a bleak month. The festivities are over and perhaps we’ve over-indulged on rich food and spent too much time snuggling up on the sofa. It can […]

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Dr Tania Mathias MP visits us in Richmond Dec 20

On Thursday 8th December, Dr Tania Mathias MP visited Cross Street and The Lodge, popping in for a mince pie and a cup of tea. Cross Street (Hampton Hill) and The Lodge (Whitton) provide supported living to people with learning disabilities and autism. Aisling Duffy and Eleri Ebenezer, Chair of the Certitude Board, talked to […]

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Singing in the festive spirit! Dec 20

Down by the river in Brentford, near the bridge, building sites, box junctions and the houseboats with their wonderful wood fires, stands a fascinating monument to our industrial past. The London Museum of Water and Steam tells the story of a place with a pivotal role in the development of our city. Until as recently […]

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Double win at the 3rd Sector Care Awards! Dec 12

The 3rd Sector Care Awards took place on Wednesday 7th December at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square to celebrate and showcase the innovation and excellence of the not-for-profit care sector. Certitude were shortlisted as finalists for two awards – the Creative Arts Award and as part of the Lambeth Integrated Personalised Support Alliance (IPSA) […]

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What is involvement? Dec 07

Our ambition is to work with people to make the most of their skills and experience, enabling them to become involved not only within Certitude but also as active citizens in their local communities. Involvement is also an important theme that runs through many public sector organisations. Councils, health providers and other Government authorities are […]

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John Keaveny Speaks at Learning Disability Today Dec 02

John Keaveny, Learning Disability Awareness Training Coordinator with Treat Me Right!, was recently asked to speak at the Learning Disability Today Conference in London on Tuesday 29th November. Here, he shares his experiences from the day and why he wanted to be involved. “I was invited to speak about Treat Me Right! alongside Sue Turner, […]

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Celebrating success at the Michael Rosen Awards 2016 Nov 28

What a night it was at the Michael Rosen Awards on Thursday 24th November 2016! Celebrating the success and commitment of our staff and volunteers is important to us, without each and every one of whom we wouldn’t be where we are today. Each year the nominations have got bigger and better and this year was […]

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